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Lakewood's Orthodox Take Aim at a Tent City; Anti-Semitic Cyber-Stalking

This Week: A tent city in Lakewood, NJ pits the powerful Orthodox community against 100 homeless residents; How to deal with a case of anti-Semitic cyber-stalking? Write a book.Read More


Philip Roth Answers Your Letters, BootyCall Israel

Philip Roth answers your burning questions, a new program called BootyCall Israel brings young Jews ‘together’ and is Hollywood’s love affair with the Holocaust over?Read More


Guns in Israel, Textbooks in Palestine

FORWARD PODCAST: Is Israel’s relationship with guns an argument for gun control in the U.S.? Are Palestinian textbooks a good reason to avoid peace talks?Read More


Circumcision Rebellion, Dubious Orthodox Libraries, Bagel Battle

THIS WEEK: Some mohels resist circumcision rules. Who’s cleaning up on dubious libraries? Plea to save the New York bagel.Read More


Why Israeli Vote Predictions Were Wrong, 103-Year Sentence

THIS WEEK: Why all the predictions about the Israeli election were wrong; is a 103 sentence too long?Read More


Newlywed Blogging, Survey of New York Jews

THIS WEEK: Simi Lichtman drops by to discuss her new blog documenting her first year of marriage. Josh Nathan-Kazis breaks down a new survey of Jews in New York.Read More


Y.U. Launches Probe, Israel's Elections

THIS WEEK: Yeshiva University launches an internal investigation into sex abuse allegations. Who to watch in the upcoming Israeli electionsRead More


Investigating YU, Reporting on Newtown

THIS WEEK: Reporters discuss the ongoing sex abuse scandal at Yeshiva University and the challenges of reporting on the Newtown massacre.Read More


The Collector of Bedford Street Meets Sandy

By Jon Kalish

Larry Selman is a developmentally disabled man in Greenwich Village dubbed ‘The Collector of Bedford Street.’ His life changed dramatically when Hurricane Sandy struck.Read More


Our Best From 2012

BYE-BYE 2012: Forward staffers discucss how they came up with the top stories of the year in news, arts and culture.Read More





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